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. everything in our house comes to a complete captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. people waited outside overnight just for the chance to be inside the supreme court today for the most controversial case of this term. at stake: admission to college for millions of americans for generations to come. a decade ago, the court ruled that race could be used as a factor granting college admissions. but today, a new supreme court heard a challenge to that which could change the law of the land on affirmative action. wyatt andrews was in the court today. >> reporter: abigail fisher was denied admission to the university of texas, she says, because of admission policies that favored less-qualified minorities. her simple argument is to stop using skin color in college admission. >> i hope the court rules that a student's race and ethnicity should not be considered when applying to the university of texas. >> reporter: the u.t. entering class is among the most diverse anywhere, roughly 50% white and 50% minority. by law, the school h
network. it's batter up on "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news in washington, "face the nation" with bob schieffer. >> schieffer: and good morning, again. welcome to peacethe nation. david axelrod, of course, is a senior campaign strategist, the senior campaign strategist for president obama. thank you for coming this morning. and we're joined by "cbs this morning" cohost norah o'donnell, and political director john dickerson. i'm just going to start, mr. axelrod, with the obvious question-- what happened? >> well, what happened was the president showed up with the intent of answering questions and having a discussion, an honest discussion about where we go as a country, and governor romney showed up to deliver a performance, and he delivered a very good performance. it was completely unrooted in fact. it was completely unrooted in the position he's taken before, and he spent 90 minutes trying to undo two years of campaigning. he did very well. >> schieffer: are you saying governor romney lied or was dishonest? >> yeah, i think he was dishonest, absolutely. wh
. >> stephanie: we were saying. i haven't looked at all of the polls, but jim what is the cbs one -- 50-31 biden. and the cbs poll shows that ryan won. >> really? >> stephanie: i did catch a little morning joe on the way out. i get it john you deal with these people all the time. we're very very excited about paul ryan's big win. >> and in related news the cubs just won the pennant. >> fox news says opinions differ. but even the "new york post"s that biden just owned it. paul ryan didn't embarrass himself. i don't think he beat paul ryan so much as he helped the president a lot. >> stephanie: can you imagine paul ryan as president. he looked about 12. >> i called child protection services when i saw an old man beating up an and little boy. >> you know what hurts ryan is he always buys his suits too big. >> you may ask yourself how do these numbers add up. >> stephanie: joe biden is having a scotch right now. while paul ryan's mom is putting his debate participation certificate on the refrigerator. >> i thought ryan did okay. >> stephanie: yeah. >> but biden took the na
head of a special forces team in libya. he told cbs news that his request for beefed up security was rejected in washington. the man who made the call to reject the extra security, undersecretary of state management, patrick kennedy who held the job since 2007. after the attack kennedy privately briefed house and senate staffers told them the attack appeared to be sophisticated involving light and heavy weapons. four days after that briefing, u.s. ambassador to the u.n. susan rice took to five different sunday talk shows to say it was not a planned attack. it was another three days after that, before any senior u.s. official publicly stated that the benghazi incident was indeed a terrorist attack. >> americans deserve the truth on what happened. and so i think what you're going to find is these bits and pieces are going to come out. again i think we're both troubled by some of the things we saw and unfold. >> reporter: the house oversight committee hearing on the benghazi attacks gets underway tomorrow at noon. a lot of people will be watching, martha. martha: there is sort of a
a snap poll in terms of results from tonight's debate. cbs news did a flash poll of uncommitted voters on who they think won tonight's debate. 19% of those voters said the debate was a tie. 31% say that paul ryan won. 50% say that vice president biden won. we're going to be joined in a moment -- we've talked to a couple of people who are functioning as surrogates for the obama campaign tonight. we're going to be speaking with a supporter of ryan and romney in just a moment, congresswoman marsha blackburn in a moment. while we get her to a microphone, i want to get response from you guys to that poll. that comports my feelings about who won the debate. steve, as a republican, does that feel like a reasonable response? >> undecided voters, i certainly think it's in the realm of possibility. you have to look at where all the flash polls are. the thing to remember, just like last week, those undecided voters, they will break to the winner side over the next 48 hours. that lead will spread. if, in fact, there's a 20-point lead off of the flash polls on average with 20% undecided by the time
. as for undecided voters, the cnn poll was of all viewers, but cbs did a poll specifically of undecided voters who were watching the debate, and joe biden won overwhelmingly, 53% to 35% something in that range. those are the voters that people are looking for right now. they clearly said joe biden was the winner. >> one of our polls cnn/orc poll, they said who was more likable. and it was paul ryan who won by a decent margin. almost 10% margin there. also, who performed better at the debate? that looked like a tie from our perspective. >> that was a poll of all the viewers. it was as you indicated earlier slighted weighted towards republicans. >> this was debate watchers. >> right. but the cbs poll was debate watchers who were undecided going in. and they gave the clear victory. >> let's talk a little bit about paul ryan on tax cuts. i want to play a little bit from the debate. >> sure. >>> there aren't enough rich people in small businesses to tax to pay for all their spending. so the next time you hear them say don't worry about it, we'll get a few wealthy people to pay their fair share, watch o
to a cnn poll 48 percent said ryan was the victor. a cbs poll showing 50 percent say biden one. by a larger margin. joining me now to discuss the debate, its impact, if any, former adviser, fox is political analyst and veteran campaign strategistnd former reagan political director, and it is great to have you both here. but, your impression of that debate. lofty, elevated, eliminating. >> and of the above. [laughter] at the end of the day the president was missing in action. look like he was on valium. joe biden should have been on valium last night >> thorazine. >> something. >> he obviously did what democrats needed, he went out and basically beat the daylights out of both the candidate and the candid he represented. the candid, i think his performance diminished any chance that he can tap of people taking more seriously. lou: i want to interject, talking with two leading psychologists about what they thought about what was transpiring and in the behavior, the conduct of both candid it's honesty chichen night. with other will be interesting analysis. vice-president biden, did he do what h
-point reversal from a week ago. >>> and according to a "new york times"/cbs poll, mitt romney leads the president by one point in colorado. last month the president was up one point in that state. in virginia, president obama's lead from last month grew slightly. he's now up 51%-46%. and in wisconsin, the candidates are within the margin of error after the president lost a point from last month and mitt romney gained two. in all three battleground states, voters by double digits believe the economy is getting better compared to the numbers back in july. >> and mark halperin, that may be the big takeaway from this poll. the race is getting much closer. nobody can predict what's going to happen. if you look at a big friend, thoug trend, you've got to look at a lot of americans in these swing states are looking at the economy saying things are getting better. >> it's clearly a huge factor and yet, obviously, the debate from denver is also a huge factor. i think, you know, we look a lot at the margin of error, and these numbers aren't shifting all that much. what's key is in a lot of the states the p
and state department said no. let's take a listen to what he said to cbs news. he's going to be testifying this morning at that oversight hearing. let's take a listen. >> -- or continued security that we had, that we had known, that we had come to live with and work with there for the environment we had, we felt we needed more, not less. >> and, zoraida, when asked who felt that you needed to do more with less, he said the state department superiors. and we also hear that eric who will also be testifying today, a former regional top security officer in libya, had repeatedly asked the state department for additional personnel for benghazi, received no response several times, zoraida. this is going to be a key focus, i believe, at that hearing this morning. >> so many concerning details we're hearing. we appreciate it, elise. >>> today's libya attack hearing begins at noon eastern time the keep it tuned to cnn and cnn.com for the latest throughout the day. >>> call it a buckeye bounce, mitt romney making big gains in ohio after the first debate. this is a new cnn/orc poll. the president's le
. he told cbs, it is unbelievable to him that the state department decreased security in libya when they did because he showed them how dangerous and volatile and unpredictable the entire environment in libya was with at least 13 security incidents before september 11, backing up his case. as for his testimony this week, former u.s. ambassador to the u.n., john bolton, toll us today, he happenings the state department needs to listen and learn quickly. >> the state department should not wait for the conclusion of its own administrative review board, which won't report for 60 days, there ought to be an ongoing process to try to enhance the security of diplomatic and other official personnel in the middle-east and elsewhere. >> reporter: at the house oversight hearing, we will hear from sharl eep lamb, the deputy assistant secretary for programs at the bureau of diplomatic security and eric nordstrom, a regional security officer for the state department. >> shannon: thank you very much. some controversial anti-jihad ads in some anti-muslim will go up in the d.c. metro system this week
in europe and daniel schorr, then of the cbs evening news senior foreign correspondent reported that barry goldwater's planned trip to europe was really a clandestine effort to meet up with neo-nazi elements in hitler's stomping ground in order to coordinate the fall campaign. goldwater actually sued and won, one of the very few times we get libeled or slander by the press and get punishment for. since 1987 the media research center has been documenting these attacks and providing fodder for people like me and others to sort of turn tables on them. the trend has always been the more you admire a leader, a conservative leader like goldwater or reagan or clarence thomas or jesse helms or rush limbaugh, the entire congressional class of 1994 or the tea party movement mostly of united states western civilization, basically anything that is on the side of truth, justice and the american way, we get demonized for it and treated as if it were some sort of otherworldly evil creatures. so tonight we give you some snippets down memory lane of the past 25 years. ♪ >> i think liberalism lives, the n
and kcci "des moine register" is cosponsoring this debate. the cbs program survivor can be seen or recorded on channel 8 at 2:07 or on line at cbs.com. >> moderator: a brief explanation of the procedures we will follow tonight. it will be fairly informal but we have a few rules to keep things on track. the only time clock will be for the opening closing statements and the candidates each have one minute and 45 seconds for their closing statements. in between kevin and i will ask questions and read questions from readers and viewers. there are no time limits on the candidates but we are going to encourage people to stay on point to weaken covers many issues as possible. >> moderator: a few minutes ago du quoin -- was won by the boswell cope cashman campaign. congressman latham will begin the opening statements and you have one minute. latham: thank you very much for the chance to be here tonight, for hosting this debate. i am tom latham. i am a husband, father, grandfather, small business person, a farmer and that is what my life experience is. everyone understands today that we have real se
outlets abc, cbs, nbc, cnn, all planned to use split screens regularly. fox said it would even continue using it more than it did in the presidential debate. in denver, some of the candidates have tried in the past with limited success. using reaction shots of candidates. aides to bill clinton -- aides to bill clinton and president george bush in 1992 when as far to write into their debate contract that television networks could not broadcast such images. the campaigns of senator john kerry and president george w. bush -- the non-partisan organization that oversees the production, while the submission has final say over where those cameras are in place, they do not control the mechanics of filling camera angles or rigid of filming camera angles." that work is left solely to the discretion of the network pool producing the broadcast. last week it was abc, on thursday it was cnn." c-span was the first to start using split screens in 2000 when al gore was debating george w. bush, and the article in "the new york times" notes -- "the split screen has become such a modern media phenomenon, p
before the attack. he told cbs as soon as he arrived in february there was pressure from the state department to shrink the security force. bill: it is unfolding as we speak here. peter, thank you. on that leading our coverage in washington. martha. martha: there is much more on this stunning development. did the white house cover up the attack in benghazi for political reasons? that is the question, really. that's what it boils down to. we will ask that to house oversight committee chairman, darrell issa. he will join us in a little while. he will lead the congressional inquiry that gets underway this afternoon. tennessee senator bob corker. he is on the senate foreign relations committee. he will give us his take on the going disconnect. what was really going on between the white house and the state department in the 24 to 48 hours after that attack. >>> let's get you back to the battleground states and back to election 2012. we go to ohio as governor romney looks to build momentum in that state that could make-or-break his white house bid. there was a huge 10% divide in ohio not
there, though a doifrnt poll from cbs shows obama still leading there. the "wall street journal" poll, mitt romney trails in florida and is down six in ohio. a quinnipiac poll shows him up three points in three other states. cnn's paul steinhauser is at the site in danville, kentucky with an inside look. >> reporter: 14 hours from now behind me on this stage, the only vice presidential debate in the campaign. they've been behind closed doors getting ready for this big showdown. the republican running mate got here to kentucky yesterday. before he arrived, he played a little bit of the expectations game, kind of lowering the bar for himself. >> joe biden has been on this stage many times before. it's my first time. sure it's a nervous situation because joe biden is one of the most experienced debaters we have in modern politics. >> as for vice president joe biden, he gets here later today. how is it going to work? to tell us. frank farencoff. >> it will be similar to the start of the colorado debate except that these two will be seated at a table. the vice president will be on the left
the opposite. there's a cbs poll which shows biden won by 11%. that's the kind of polling you will see. ryan did fine. i think he held his own. i think that he, you know, watched with the expertise, and the gravitas of joe biden, and the energy of joe biden, i do in the think >> and the age of joe biden. not easy to debate your father. >> for a vice presidential nominee the bar is to prove you could be president if you had to. any doubt that paul ryan met that? >> yeah, i doubt it. i don't want him to be president. i'd be scared if he was president. >> i think you're in the mine or -- a lot this morning are saying he looked like he could handle it. >> you know, when it came to foreign policy he looked very robotic, i thought. i thought that, you know, he looked like he had a good training. >> when you listen to his answers, he splay looked robotic, but when you listen to the substance of his answers. >> i think there were a lot of questions he didn't answer. i think there were a lot of moments where he just kind of, you know, shrugged his shoulders. >> ana, let me ask you, martha, pushed pau
, michael that came out today, nbc and cbs both i think that gave some hope to the democrats. >> right. >> eliot: everybody needs to take a chill pill. on the other hand two weeks ago everybody thought this race was over -- >> jennifer: that was you guys. >> eliot: that was mitt romney running the worst campaign in modern history -- >> john: and that hasn't changed -- >> eliot: it has changed. john don't defy the polls and everybody in the public is saying our president performed horrendously. mitt romney has turned this around and that's why i'm saying joe biden needs to score a win tonight. >> john: i spent last week in madison, wisconsin, and i was surprised at how many signs i saw saying reelect, paul ryan all over the place. we'll be right back. don't go away. yourself. with governors granholm, spitzer, and vice president gore, watch the only truly experienced presidential debate coverage. >> cenk: back on current's coverage of the vice presidential debate. it is in kentucky tonight. paul ryan versus vice president joe biden. i'm here with governor eliot spi
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